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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-15-11 01:59 PM
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12. Well, the reason we have an annonymous forum is so we don't have to reveal our contributions
Edited on Sun May-15-11 02:01 PM by Bill Bored
Some of us are already targets of those who are trying to derail our efforts. Charmin may be one such disruptor by discrediting the movement with his poll talk. Powers that be don't take this, or anything else we have to say, very seriously. They just want to trust their voting machines. That's why the problem isn't going to be fixed any time soon.

So, are you suggesting that they're using exit poll data in WI, or what?

I thought it was a recount. And BTW, they are only recounting about 1/3 of the ballots by hand, IIRC.

But suppose there's a poll result that differs substantially from the machine counts? What then?

Is there a lawyer willing to go to court and claim there is fraud and fight for a 100% hand count, while simultaneously making sure the paper ballots have been preserved inviolate since the election?

Unfortunately that ship seems to have sailed and I don't know of any attorneys willing to take election officials and their voting system to court based on the results of a poll. Why do you suppose that is? If it's true, then why spend so much time reading polls? It didn't work for Harry Truman, did it? (I believe he won, despite what the polls were saying.)
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